Auckland’s urban ngahere (forest) strategy. Te rautaki ngahere ā-tāone o Tāmaki Makaurau
Topics:Demographics and society, Terrestrial biodiversity
He mahere rautaki mō te ngahere ā-tāone o Tāmaki Makaurau A strategic plan for Auckland’s urban ngahere (forest) When Tāne went to the heavens – so the story goes – he was enraptured by the tūī that lived in his brother Rehua’s hair. Tāne desperately wanted to bring the tūī back to earth but he was told he must first plant trees to provide food. So Tāne introduced trees to our world and, three years later when the kahikatea blossomed, Tāne’s wish came true.